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  1. Pro-Beijing imam killed in XinjiangRead the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | The Peninsula

    BEIJING: Three suspected Islamist militants armed with knives and axes killed the imam of China's biggest mosque in the western region of Xinjiang on Wednesday, the authorities said, days after a knife-wielding gang attacked state buildings in the same region.

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  2. China says pro-government imam murdered in NWRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

    China said Thursday that a leading pro-government Muslim cleric in the volatile northwestern territory of Xinjiang was murdered, and police killed two suspects and captured another.

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  3. China says Islamist militants kill pro-Beijing imam in XinjiangRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | The Star Online

    Three suspected Islamist militants armed with knives and axes killed the imam of China's biggest mosque in the western region of Xinjiang on Wednesday, the authorities said, days after a knife-wielding gang attacked state buildings in the same region.

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  4. Xinjiang imam dies following clashesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | BBC News

    Mr Tahir's death in front of the Id Kah mosque came after clashes in Yarkant county, which is in the same prefecture The imam of China's largest mosque - in the city of Kashgar in Xinjiang - has been killed in what appears to be a targeted assassination.

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  5. China trial of Uighur scholar within weeks, imam reported killedRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Reuters

    A prominent ethnic Uighur professor from China's Xinjiang could be tried on separatism charges within weeks, his lawyer said on Thursday, as a senior pro-government Islamic leader was reported killed in turmoil in the region.

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  6. China-Appointed Muslim Leader KilledRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    The state-approved leader of China's largest mosque by size was killed in the far western Chinese city of Kashgar, according to multiple accounts, in the latest violence in a region beset by ethnic and religious strife.

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  7. China Charges Uighur Scholar Ilham Tohti With SeparatismRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | TIME.com

    Ilham Tohti, an outspoken scholar of China's Turkic Uighur ethnic minority, speaks during an interview at his home in Beijing on Feb. 4, 2013 The indictment against the outspoken Beijing critic, who has been detained since January, comes as Xinjiang is rocked by violence The prominent Uighur scholar Ilham Tohti was charged with separatism on ... (more)

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  8. Drought tolerances of three stem-succulent halophyte species of an inland semiarid salt lake systemRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | CSIRO Publishing

    Victoria A. Marchesini A C , Chuanhua Yin B , Timothy D. Colmer A and Erik J. Veneklaas A A School of Plant Biology, The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia.

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  9. Chinese Minority Scholar Indicted for SeparatismRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    An outspoken Chinese minority scholar was indicted on separatism charges amid a renewed flare-up of bloody anti-government violence in the country's far west.

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  10. Uighur Scholar Faces Separatism Charge as Xinjiang Unrest RagesRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    Chinese authorities formally charged an ethnic minority scholar with separatism for allegedly inciting students to overthrow the government, following clashes in his native Xinjiang region that killed dozens of people.

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  11. China charges Uighur scholar Ilham Tohti with working for separatismRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Age

    Beijing: China has formally indicted Uighur scholar and rights advocate Ilham Tohti on charges of separatism - a crime that carries a potential death sentence - even as a fresh outbreak of deadly violence wracked the turbulent far-western region of Xinjiang.

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  12. Uighur group says nearly 100 casualties in China clashRead the original story

    Yesterday | Hindustan Times

    A clash in Xinjiang, home to China's mostly Muslim Uighur minority, left nearly 100 people dead or wounded, an exile group said Wednesday after what authorities called a "terror attack" on a police station and township.

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  13. China and Uighurs offer differing accounts of violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | SFGate

    This file photo taken on March 2, 2014 shows Chinese police investigators inspecting the scene of an attack at the railway station in Kunming, in southwest China's Yunnan province.

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  14. China: Baseless Charge Against Uighur ScholarRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    The Chinese government's announcement on July 30, 2014, of "separatism" charges against the Uighur economist Ilham Tohti is deeply disturbing, Human Rights Watch said today.

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  15. Chinese prosecutors charge Uighur academic with separatismRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Straits Times

    Chinese prosecutors on Wednesday charged a prominent ethnic Uighur academic with separatism following his detention earlier this year, sparking renewed international calls for his release.

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  16. Uygur scholar Ilham Tohti to stand trial for separatismRead the original story

    Yesterday | South China Morning Post

    The prosecutor's office in the region's capital of Urumqi made the announcement about economics professor Ilham Tohti in a brief online statement yesterday, adding that he would face trial in Urumqi.

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  17. China charges Uighur rights campaignerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Al Jazeera

    China has charged a prominent ethnic Uighur professor with separatism, as security forces flooded into the far western region of Xinjiang amid continuing anti-government protests.

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  18. Violence erupts in China as prominent economics professor indictedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Yahoo!

    China formally indicted a prominent ethnic Uighur professor for separatism on Wednesday, as security forces flooded into the far western region of Xinjiang amid more reports of violence following what the government called a terrorist attack.

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  19. China charges prominent Uighur scholar with separatismRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    A prominent Uighur scholar was formally charged with separatism Wednesday and will face trial in Xinjiang , even as conflicting accounts of violence in the restive Chinese region have emerged from Uighurs and the government.

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  20. Chinese prosecutors charge Uighur...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Suria

    Chinese prosecutors on Wednesday brought charges of separatism against a prominent ethnic Uighur academic detained since early this year and whose case has drawn international criticism.

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